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    Gotta get me one of these.

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    Default Re: An interesting accessory...

    I like the best pick up for a banjo better: F-150; F-250 for dual pickups!

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    My best and cheapest mute for mandolin is a sock that I place in front of bridge ! Works great ! Now my wife doesn't leave the house when I practice !
    My two favorite pastimes are drinking wine and playing the mandolin but most of my friends would rather hear me drink wine! Adapted from quote by Mark Twain------supposedly !

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    My wife hates my mandolin playing. The frequencies get to her. I play guitar and she loves it. I still play, but less when she's around.
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    I have it on a T-Shirt I bought at Elderly's back then.
    My wife hates my mandolin playing, too, but likes my banjo playing - maybe some day I will understand, probably the day will never come.
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    This effect may be epidemic, requires serious study. We do have to be careful, though, as it may edge into very dangerous territory.

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    Ya know, they sell real banjo mutes. Pete Seeger, in his long-standing How To Play the Five-String Banjo instruction book, advocated stuffing a diaper between the head and dowel stick.

    And you can always look for a Bacon & Day Silver Bell with knee-lever muting. My long-time singing partner Nancy Lee Park had an original B&D 5-string with the mute. Worked fine.
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    I thought that was an oboe mute!
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